Last chance to register for free CubeSat Workshop

Dr Chris Bridges M6OBC / M0GKK and STRaND-1

Dr Chris Bridges M6OBC and STRaND-1

The free UK CubeSat Workshop, taking place Tuesday, May 13, 2014, will include presentations on the amateur radio satellites FUNcube-1 and UKube-1. Registration closes on May 7.

The workshop will take place at the Satellite Applications Catapult, Electron Building, Fermi Avenue, Harwell OX11 0QR.

Twenty eight Flock 1 CubeSats from Planet Labs Inc. were successfully deployed from the International Space Station (ISS) in February. Planet Labs UK Manager Matt Waldram will give a presentation FLOCK 1: Commercialising CubeSat Applications.

Graham Shirville G3VZV will be giving a presentation on FUNcube-1 titled CubeSats as Educational Tools and there will be a live demo of FUNcube-1 telemetry being received from space.

Steve Greenland of Clyde Space receives the AMSAT-UK FUNcube-2 boards that will be incorporated into UKube-1

Steve Greenland of Clyde Space receiving the AMSAT-UK FUNcube-2 boards for UKube-1

Chris Bridges M6OBC will cover the Recommendations & Progression from the 2013 UK CubeSat Workshop while Steve Greenland will talk about the UK Space Agency’s first CubeSat UKube-1. This is expected to launch in the first quarter of 2014 and carries a 435/145 MHz linear transponder.

The workshop will also feature a tour of the SatCatapult Mission Operations Centre.

Don’t miss out on this premier CubeSat event, register at

uk-space-agency-logo-rgb-121v2.ashxIf you are interested in PocketQubes, CubeSats or Nanosats why not register on the UK CubeSat Forum. Note: you don’t have to be based in the UK to register.

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